News archive from 15 September 2017

Amber Rudd ‘in contempt of court’ for deporting asylum seeker against judge’s wishes

Amber Rudd ‘in contempt of court’ for deporting asylum seeker against judge’s wishes

The Home Secretary is ‘in contempt of court’ after an asylum seeker was deported to Afghanistan, despite a judge ruling against it.  Samim Bigzad, 22, says he could be killed by the Taliban because of his work for a construction company that had...

Metro, 00:00 in Hot News
 
Financial Times journalist killed by crocodile during holiday in Sri Lanka

Financial Times journalist killed by crocodile during holiday in Sri Lanka

A Financial Times journalist has died after he was dragged underwater by a crocodile while on holiday in Sri Lanka. Paul McClean, 25, has been identified as the British man killed by the animal in a lagoon known as Crocodile Rock. According to the...

Metro, 00:00 in Hot News
 

Viral hepatitis kills more people internationally than HIV, malaria or tuberculosis, new report reveals

Viral hepatitis is responsible for more premature deaths worldwide than HIV, tuberculosis or malaria. The virus killed 1.34 million people in 2016 alone - 140,000 more than tuberculosis, 340,000 more than HIV and 621,00 more than malaria.   Alongside...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Health
 

Third-hand smoke exposure cripples your liver and brain: Inhaling tobacco from hair, clothes or furniture...

Third-hand smoke exposure can cripple your brain and liver, affecting your mannerisms, increasing your risk of neurodegenerative diseases, and ruining your metabolism. That is according to a study by researchers at the University of California,...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Health
 

Co-op drivers may refuse to play Santa this Xmas

Sacking of two disabled workers sparks prospect of a Christmas strike DELIVERIES to hundreds of Co-op stores in London and the south-east could be hit by pre-Christmas strike action over the sacking of two disabled workers, their union warned...

 

Police forces pushed to the edge by no-cash rise

Labour warns that unfunded off er would further hit stretched budgets THE government’s “unfunded” increase in police pay could push forces to breaking point as it will be paid for by a further cut to their budgets, Labour warned yesterday. Shadow...

 

Ofcom blasts BBC for its failure to promote diversity

by Felicity Collier THE BBC is failing to ensure diversity in its employment practices, broadcasting watchdog Ofcom said yesterday as it called for a “step change” across the industry. The regulator said the broadcaster “should lead the way” in...

 

Ryanair grounded by disputes ruling

ECJ says grievances should be heard where complainants live RYANAIR workers hailed a victory against “social dumping” yesterday after judges ruled grievances must be heard in the countries where they work. The International Transport Workers’...

 

Internal borders extended again

EU FOREIGN ministers backed a two-year extension of internal border controls yesterday. Their support for reform of the Schengen Borders Code follows comments by EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos that the refugee crisis was easing and...

 
The Bromans boys and girls strip off in the sand as Love Island-style show kicks off

The Bromans boys and girls strip off in the sand as Love Island-style show kicks off

New reality TV game show Bromans promises to get off to a wild start. ITV have got eight modern day couples to try and live as ancient Romans in a bid for gladiator glory. Not only do they have to prove their physical strength in a series of tough...

Metro, 00:07 in Showbiz
 

Trump anti-immigrant plan in chaos over DACA ‘deal’

CONFUSION reigned in the US yesterday over Donald Trump’s plan to deport 800,000 illegal immigrants who came to the country as children. Democratic Party leaders said they had come to a tentative agreement with Mr Trump over dinner on Wednesday, which...

 

Ceta must be torn to pieces

THE GMB union is right to warn of a “corporate land grab” coming into force in less than a week as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (Ceta) between Canada and the EU takes effect. Ceta has attracted less controversy than its US-EU...

 

Sent off course by a solar storm

PETER FROST considers whether the 29 whales beached around the North Sea recently were dazzled by the Northern Lights IN JANUARy 2016 I reported in these pages large numbers of young but large sperm whales beaching of around the North Sea coast of...

 

The shame of blood money

In London’s Docklands, the only defence worthy of the word has been outside DSEI where protesters tried to close the event down – in the defence of decency, liberty and humanity, PAUL CUDENEC reports THE word “defence” is a high-and-mighty term which,...

 

School staff banned from Priestfield

Gillingham bar GMB members as boss plans to oust kids TWO school support staff have been banned from Gillingham FC as the club chair moves to kick a charity-run school for challenging kids out of the Priestfield Stadium, the GMB union revealed...

 


News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30